In ancient times, the resin of the Commiphora gileadensis, the balm of Gilead, was used to treat many ailments.
Balm of Gilead was one of the several components of the special incense that was used twice daily in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
In one of the many archaeological projects carried out to locate residues of balm of Gilead in a cave near Qumran, in the Dead Sea Basin.
Ancient societies discovered and used the medicinal and therapeutic values of various spices and used them to make perfumes and incense as part of religious and social ceremonies.
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